The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover
Starz / Anchor Bay (1989)
Comedy, Crime, Drama
In Collection
#30
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Seen ItYes
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IMDB   7.4
124 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NC-17 (18 And Over)
Richard Bohringer Richard Borst
Michael Gambon Albert Spica
Helen Mirren Georgina Spica
Alan Howard Michael
Tim Roth Mitchel
Gary Olsen Spangler
Roger Ashton-Griffiths Turpin
Ciarán Hinds 1953 Cory
Liz Smith Grace
Ron Cook Mews
Ewan Stewart Harris
Emer Gillespie Patricia
Director
Peter Greenaway
Producer Kees Kasander
Denis Wigman
Daniel Toscan du Plantier
Pascale Dauman
Writer Peter Greenaway
Cinematography Sacha Vierny
Musician Michael Nyman


The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Her Lover is a complicated and humorous love story revolving around the feelings and whims of the beautiful Georgina Spica (Helen Mirren). Georgina’s husband, Albert Spica (Michael Gambon) is an aspiring cook who also is the town’s crime leader, and part owner of the restaurant. His head chef (Richard Bohringer) is terrified of Albert and would leave if he did not fear for his life. Albert becomes particularly jealous when he discovers that his wife is having an affair with a man who frequently eats in the restaurant, named Michael (Alan Howard). This creates a powder keg of action and reaction as the lives of the four clash in this complex film.
Edition Details
Distributor Anchor Bay
Release Date 3/13/2001
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3, Letterboxed)
Widescreen (16:9, Anamorphic)
Subtitles Danish; English; English (Closed Captioned); Finnish; German; Italian; Norwegian; Spanish; Swedish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Dolby Digital Surround [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 2

Features
Disc 01 Theatrical Trailers